Tapped density tester Calibration SOP




1.0  OBJECTIVE:
To lay down the procedure for calibration of Tapped density tester.
2.0  SCOPE:
This shall be applicable to the Tapped density tester of Quality Control Instrument Lab.
3.0  RESPONSIBILITY:
3.1  Technical Assistant/ Helper.
3.2  Q.C Analyst.
4.0  ACCOUNTABILITY:
4.1  Manager-Quality Control.
5.0  MATERIAL AND EQUIPMENT:
5.1  Tapped density tester.
6.0  PROCEDURE:
6.1  Before starting calibration, check cleanliness of instrument i.e. SOP.
6.2  Switch “ON” the power supply.
6.3  Operate the apparatus according to SOP for operation of tapped density tester i.e. SOP No. BM/QCEO/SOP042-00.
6.4  Set the instrument for 100, 250, 750 and 1250 taps.
6.5  Count the tap value & enter observations.
6.6  Record the result on the “Calibration Record”, “Calibration Log Book” & paste the “Calibration Status Sticker” on Tapped density tester.
7.0  REVISION LOG:
Revision No.
Effective Date
Reason
00

New SOP
8.0  REFERENCES:
8.1  Not Applicable.
9.0  ANNEXURES:
Annexure 1: Calibration of Tapped density tester.
Annexure: 1
Calibration of Tapped density tester

Ref. SOP No.
Revision No.
Effective from

00



Name of instrument:
Instrument serial No.:
Make & Model:
Calibration date:
Calibration due date:
Weight of the sample= ___________g.
Sr.#
Set taps
Volume  displayed without tapping
(cm3)
Volume  displayed with tapping
(cm3)
Time
(min)
Bulk density
Tapped density
Porosity
Hausner’s ratio
% compressibility index
1.
100








2.
250








3.
750








4.
1250









Remarks: Satisfactory/ Not satisfactory.


Calibrated by/date
Checked by/date
Approved by/date
Authorized by





10.0    ABBREVIATIONS:
Abbreviation
Expanded Form
SOP
Standard operating procedure
&
And
No.
Number 
Ltd.
Limited
QCI
Quality control instrument lab
Sr.#
Serial number
Dept.
Department
Q.C
Quality control
g
Grams
Min
Minutes
%
Percentage
cm3
Cubic centimeter.
Vol
Volume


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